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Tile vaulting in the 21st century

Author
López López, D.; Van Mele, T.; Block, P.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Informes de la construcción
Date of publication
2016-10
Volume
68
Number
544
First page
1
Last page
9
DOI
https://doi.org/10.3989/ic.15.169.m15 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/118859 Open in new window
URL
http://informesdelaconstruccion.revistas.csic.es/index.php/informesdelaconstruccion/article/view/5804 Open in new window
Abstract
New interactive equilibrium methods for the design and analysis of masonry structures have facilitated the construction of masonry structures with a formal language well beyond what is typically associated with compression-only architecture. These developments have also rekindled interest in tile vaulting, and led to a rediscovery of this traditional building technique. To ensure that tile vaults with new, complex shapes can still be built economically, the construction processes involved in the...
Citation
López López, D., Van Mele, T., Block, P. Tile vaulting in the 21st century. "Informes de la construcción", Octubre 2016, vol. 68, núm. 544, p. 1-9.
Keywords
Bóveda catalana, Catalan vault, Guastavino vault, RhinoVault, arquitectura de ladrillo, brick architecture, bóveda de Guastavino, bóveda tabicada, compression-only form, form-finding, forma a compresión, forma funicular, funicular form, masonry, obra de fábrica, tile vault

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